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Year of the Rookie

Year of the Rookie

For years, the Pirates have been touted as having one of the best farm systems in baseball. It’s finally being put to use in 2016.

Locke, McCutchen lead Pirates over Dodgers

Locke, McCutchen lead Pirates over Dodgers

Jeff Locke was perfect through the first five innings and allowed just one run over seven strong, Andrew McCutchen homered twice and the Pirates beat the Dodgers 6-1 on Saturday night at PNC Park.

Family Affair

Family Affair

As Clint Hurdle, his wife, and three children posed for a photograph during this weekend’s Family Week at PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates manager was greeted by two surprise guests: His parents.

NHL Free Agent Watch

NHL Free Agent Watch

With the Stanley Cup beginning its summer tour with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL now turns to the offseason. Teams across the league are looking to re-sign some of their own players, as well as make a splash in the free agent market.

Pitchers in Peril

Pitchers in Peril

In their last 10 losses, the Pirates have allowed 82 runs. Technically, Wednesday’s 7-6 loss where they blew an early 6-1 lead was a better than average performance in that stretch.

Penguins Free Agent Watch

Penguins Free Agent Watch

After winning the fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history earlier this month, the Pittsburgh Penguins should be able to defend their title with most of the roster intact. Pittsburgh has only seven players set to become free agents, two of whom are restricted.

Scott Wilson, LW: Wilson was the team's seventh-round pick in 2011 and has made steady progress during his career at UMass-Lowell and then in the AHL with the Baby Pens.

For North Hills senior-to-be Will Huffmyer, his achievements not only go beyond athletics, they are difficult to limit to any specific area.

Kirilloff is graduating from Plum High School this spring, and while the 6-foot-2 former PA Cyber student has committed to Liberty University, he will surely find his name being announced at this w

But when he got to the park, Walker needed a clubhouse manager to show him around because he had only been in the visitor’s clubhouse once before.

So get ready to pull up your baseball reference of choice and delve into the rabbit hole of advanced statistics: these are the big takeaways from the first third of the season.

Chad Kuhl, RHP, Triple-A Indianapolis: The Indians starting rotation is the best in the International League.

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